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  1. Community digestRead the original story

    Friday Aug 28 | The Citizens' Voice

    ARENA SIDEWALK SALE: SMG/SAVOR at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza, Wilkes-Barre Township, will host an arena sidewalk sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 1, near the venue's East Gate entrance.


  2. Mohegan Sun Arena holding job fair todayRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 25 | The Citizens' Voice

    A job fair will be held today to fill several part-time positions at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza. Applications and resumes will be accepted from 1 to 7 p.m. at the arena's West Gate entrance at 255 Highland Park Blvd., Wilkes-Barre Township.


  3. Amputee group offers friendship, comfort to those who lose limbsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | The Citizens' Voice

    Joanne Monahan points to a scar on her knee from a surgery before she had her leg amputated after complications from diabetes. Photo Andrew Krech cv17Amputeesp5 Rich Robbins looks out the window during an amputee support group meeting Tuesday afternoon.


  4. Police: Woman shot pepper spray at officersRead the original story

    Friday Aug 14 | The Citizens' Voice

    A Scranton woman sprayed pepper spray at security officers who tried to take her into custody for shoplifting on Wednesday, according to police. Jennifer Bell, 39, was detained by store security at T.J. Maxx in Arena Hub Plaza on Wednesday afternoon after she allegedly stole $474.94 worth of merchandise, Wilkes-Barre Township police said in a news release.


  5. Wilkes-Barre Township seniors plan their 41st summer outingRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 13 | The Citizens' Voice

    The Wilkes-Barre Township Senior Citizens will hold their 41st annual summer outing at the Wilkes-Barre Township Settlement Camp in Thornhurst on Sunday, Aug. 23. The affair is also open to non-members at a cost of $15. Club members and guests will enjoy a day of good food by Terri's Catering, games, a raffle and bingo.


  6. Police ask public's help to ID fraud suspectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | The Citizens' Voice

    BARRE TOWNSHIP POLICE Two men allegedly used a another man's debit card to buy merchandise at Wal-Mart in Wilkes-Barre Township. Wilkes-Barre Township police are searching for two men they say used another man's debit card to make purchases totalling $156.68 at retail stores in the township.


  7. Community digestRead the original story

    Monday Aug 10 | The Citizens' Voice

    BARRE TOWNSHIP ALL CLASS REUNION: The Wilkes-Barre Township High School all class reunion will be held Saturday, Oct. 3, at the Wilkes-Barre Township fire hall. Bob Weiss is coordinator.


  8. Huber Breaker Preservation Society receives donations for miners' memorial parkRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 9 | The Citizens' Voice

    Two more donations - one monetary and the other of historical significance - have been made to the Huber Breaker Preservation Society. The latest gifts follow the $9,000 donation made anonymously by a California man who wants to aid in development of the Anthracite Miners' Memorial Park on South Main Street, Ashley.


  9. W-B Twp. police offer contact options for crime tipsRead the original story

    Friday Aug 7 | The Citizens' Voice

    Wilkes-Barre Township police remind township residents and concerned citizens that they have several options to report illegal drug activity, and may do so anonymously. In a post to the department's Facebook page, police list the following methods available to anyone with information about illegal drug use or drug sales in Wilkes-Barre Township: We welcome user discussion on our site, under the following guidelines: To comment you must first create a profile and sign-in with a verified DISQUS account or social network ID.


  10. Townships not keen on city's plan to levy sewer feesRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 6 | The Citizens' Voice

    Officials from municipalities surrounding Wilkes-Barre say they have been shown no evidence that would merit city officials levying sewer fees on their towns. Wilkes-Barre is forming a sewer authority to collect service fees from at least three municipalities - Plains, Hanover and Wilkes-Barre townships - suspected of contributing stormwater and sewage flow that burden its system.


  11. Getting the gang back togetherRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | The Citizens' Voice

    Eddie Day and the Starfires, from left, are: front center, Eddie Day Pashinski and Charles McCuen; back row, the Rev. Roger Griffith, Robert Gardner, Louis Cossa, Sheffie Abrams and Richard Gumbravich.


  12. Former Wilkes-Barre Twp. fire chief released from prisonRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 5 | The Citizens' Voice

    Yuknavich, who was sentenced to six months in prison for stealing about $45,000 from the fire department, was released from federal custody Tuesday, six months after reporting to Metropolitan Correctional Center in New York City as inmate No. 72333-067 in February, according to federal Bureau of Prisons records.


  13. Never stop dancing; Back Mountain events have you coveredRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 2 | The Citizens' Voice

    SANDRA SERHAN / FOR THE CITIZENS' VOICE Bill Streeter from the Delaware Valley Raptor Center presented a birds of prey seminar last Sunday at Lake Fest at Harveys Lake which featured Julia, a golden eagle. SANDRA SERHAN / FOR THE CITIZENS' VOICE Bill Streeter from the Delaware Valley Raptor Center presented a birds of prey seminar Sunday at Lake Fest at Harveys Lake which featured Julia, a golden eagle.


  14. Births 8/2/2015Read the original story

    Feb 8, 2015 | The Citizens' Voice

    A daughter to Melissa Kupstas and Scott Gattuso of Ashley. A son to Tia Myers and Jordan Ferenchick of Plains.


  15. Boback proposes bill to aid rescues from hot vehiclesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | The Citizens' Voice

    It's 95 degrees outside and you spot a 2-year-old child locked in a car with the windows barely rolled down, and there's no sign of a parent around. State Rep. Karen Boback, R-Harveys Lake, plans to introduce legislation that would remove criminal penalties against people who break vehicle windows with the intention of rescuing children, care-dependent persons and animals.


  16. Give credit where credit is dueRead the original story

    Jul 30, 2015 | The Citizens' Voice

    I believe Mr. Bryan does not have his facts correct. Councilman Gary Polakoski voted against the July 4 fireworks.


  17. Dollar General opening at former Valley Lumber siteRead the original story

    Jul 29, 2015 | The Citizens' Voice

    The former Valley Lumber, previously Wickes Lumber, on Blackman Street in Wilkes-Barre Township will be the home of a Dollar General store and two other tenants in the future, according to township zoning officer Tom Zedolik. Land development plans for Dollar General were approved and the project is in the early stages, Zedolik said.


  18. Bra bandit strikes Victoria's Secret at Steamtown mallRead the original story

    Jul 28, 2015 | The Citizens' Voice

    A thief recently stole nearly $800 worth of bras from the Victoria's Secret at the Mall at Steamtown, Scranton police said. Jana Marie McTiernan, a store supervisor, contacted city police shortly after 10 a.m. Monday after receiving approval from corporate headquarters to report the theft, Lt.


  19. W-B Twp. social club cited for liquor law violationRead the original story

    Jul 26, 2015 | The Citizens' Voice

    The state Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement has cited a Wilkes-Barre Township social club for allegedly violating state liquor laws. The Wilkes-Barre Republic Club, on South Sheridan Street, "failed to post in a conspicuous place on the outside of the licensed premises, or in a window plainly visible from the outside of the premises, a notice of suspension," in violation of the state liquor code, state police said in a news release.


  20. Suspects elude security after alleged theftsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | The Citizens' Voice

    BARRE TOWNSHIP POLICE Authorities said the two suspects ran away after they were confronted by store security. Wilkes-Barre Township police have released surveillance footage of two women they say stole items from Kmart, then ran off when confronted by store security on Tuesday.


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